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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 185422
Last updated: 8 March 2020
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Date:28-JAN-1966
Time:c. 14:00 UTC
Type:Silhouette image of generic A6 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Grumman A-6A Intruder DT-15
Owner/operator:VMA (AW)-242 USMC
Registration: 151567
C/n / msn: I-49
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Lake Mattameuskeet, NC -   United States of America
Phase: Manoeuvring (airshow, firefighting, ag.ops.)
Nature:Military
Departure airport:MCAS Cherry Point, NC (KNKT)
Destination airport:LOCAL
Narrative:
Crashed during execution of 1/2 Cuban 8, possible drop of one wing, pilot became disoriented. Aircraft came down in Lake Mattameuskeet, Albemarle-Pamlico Peninsula, North Carolina, at approximate Coordinates 35.4987N 76.1890W. Both crew - 1st Lt J. E. Spear and 1st Lt H. K. Sieglinger - ejected. Ejection was through the canopy. Both crewmen sustained minor lacerations and bruises to arms and hands.

Sources:

1. http://web.archive.org/web/20171103001143/http://www.ejection-history.org.uk:80/aircraft_by_type/a6_prowler.htm
2. http://www.joebaugher.com/navy_serials/thirdseries19.html
3. http://web.archive.org/web/20180422222159/http://www.millionmonkeytheater.com/A-6.html


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
15-Mar-2016 00:01 Dr.John Smith Added
15-Mar-2016 00:02 Dr.John Smith Updated [Narrative]
30-Dec-2016 18:42 TB Updated [Operator, Location]
26-Aug-2017 19:00 Anon. Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Operator, Departure airport, Destination airport, Narrative]
27-Dec-2019 21:56 stehlik49 Updated [Time, Operator, Operator]

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